Quercus palmeri Engelm.
Palmer oak, Dunn Oak
Fagaceae (Beech Family)
Synonym(s): Quercus chrysolepis var. palmeri, Quercus dunnii
USDA Symbol: QUPA10
Dunn Oak is closely related to Canyon Live Oak (Quercus chrysolepis) and was once regarded as a variety of that species.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , NM
Native Distribution: Extreme SW. New Mexico, Arizona, and S. California and adjacent Mexico; at 3000-6000 (914-1829 m).
Native Habitat: Dry slopes and canyons; in chaparral and pinyon-juniper woodland.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Quercus palmeri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus palmeri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Quercus palmeri
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-11-18
Research By: TWC Staff